Server Side Includes (SSI) really is a set of directives that will allow you to incorporate the content of a text file in an HTML file. In this manner, you can add any kind of content to few different webpages on your website and alter it simply by modifying a single text file. You are able to also add the output of different scripts so that the present date and time, the IP address of the website visitor or the properties of a file show up on your site. This will allow you to incorporate some dynamic content to static web pages, making the website more appealing to your website visitors and giving it a far more professional visual appearance. It will be simpler to revise this content as compared to updating every static page one by one. If you wish to use Server Side Includes in your website, the web pages that incorporate the content of any kind of file need to be with extension .shtml.

Server Side Includes in Cloud Web Hosting

Server Side Includes is present on our modern cloud hosting system, so regardless of the cloud web hosting you select, it will be easy to use this feature making your website more dynamic. All that you need to do is going to be create a file called .htaccess in the main folder for the domain name or subdomain in which you wish to use SSI and then include a couple of lines of code inside. You will not require any kind of coding skills however, since you can just copy the necessary code from our help section, or our tech support team can assist you to activate SSI for a specific site. You just need to modify the extension of any html file which will use Server Side Includes to .shtml and make sure that all links to those webpages on the site are accurate.

Server Side Includes in Semi-dedicated Servers

When you get a semi-dedicated server plan from us, you'll be able to activate Server Side Includes with just a few mouse clicks and for virtually any domain or subdomain of your choosing. You will find in-depth Help article about the subject you could find in your Hepsia Hosting Control Panel. All you need to activate Server Side Includes will be to copy a couple of lines out of the article inside an .htaccess file that you should set up in the main folder of the domain name/subdomain and you'll be ready. You need to only ensure that all files utilizing SSI have the correct extension i.e. .shtml, not .html, and that the links on your website are updated and point to the already updated files.